Idioms about sale
Origin of sale
OTHER WORDS FROM salein·ter·sale, nounnon·sale, nounsubsale, noun
How to use sale in a sentence
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In October, news broke that Regal hired Morgan Stanley to explore a possible sale.The Right-Wing Billionaire Who Bowed to North Korea over ‘The Interview’|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dee Dee candles, rosaries, shirts and prints are offered for sale near the gallery's door as a kind of consolation.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its first sale was a Dan Colen work, which sold for “something like $120,000 or $150,000.”William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But perhaps the most spectacular lot in the sale is a silver jug, a birthday present to Churchill from his War Cabinet in 1942.Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block|Tom Teodorczuk|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He conceived an idea of securing agents among the colored people, and in that way effect a good sale.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Fruit-trees are clearly too scarce, though Cherries in abundance were offered for sale as we passed.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
He continued its sale, however, as a kingly monopoly, allowing only those to engage in it who paid him for the privilege.
The duty on importation had been only twopence per pound, a moderate sum in view of the prices realized by the sale of it.
We are going to send our butler to the sale to-morrow, to pick up some of that sixty-four.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for sale (1 of 3)
- an event at which goods are sold at reduced prices, usually to clear old stocks
- (as modifier)sale bargains
Word Origin for sale
British Dictionary definitions for sale (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for sale (3 of 3)
Other Idioms and Phrases with sale
see close the sale; on sale; white sale.